After teaching a myriad of ages abroad in Spain and Mexico I moved to North Carolina where I've taught 4th grade for the last 7 years.
Smile. Not everyday goes as planned, but everyday can be filled with laughter and learning. It's all how you roll with it. Teaching is all about creating engaging activities that help scaffold student learning where they're at while giving them enough freedom to take charge as learners. Grateful for the opportunity to change lives and to embrace all the little hearts that walk through my classroom door.
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I went to college for education and Spanish. Recently I've added my TEFL certification because I've found teaching English to be so rewarding!
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English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Numbers, Science, Social Studies - History, U.S. History, World History, World Language, Chinese, Arts & Music, Computer Science - Technology, EFL - ESL - ELD, ELA Test Prep, Math Test Prep, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, School Counseling, Character Education, Word Problems, Instructional Technology, General Science, Writing, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Autumn, Halloween, Winter, The New Year, Valentine's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Black History Month, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Spring, Place Value, Earth Day, For All Subjects, Informational Text, Test Preparation, School Psychology, End of Year, Close Reading, Classroom Community